Facebook Dating Conversations Disappeared? See How To Fix it

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Have you ever logged into your Facebook Dating app and could not find your conversations?

Do your dating app conversations, matches, and messages  disappeared? If this is you and you’ve had enough, see the reasons why it’s happening and how you can fix it.

Recently, many users of the Facebook Dating App have complained about the abrupt disappearance of conversations, matches, and texts.

In this article, you will learn how your dating conversations disappeared. You’ll also know the steps to take to fix it when your Facebook Dating conversations disappear.

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Why Did My Facebook Dating Conversations Disappear?

Facebook dating conversations seem to vanish into thin air. There are many reasons for the disappearance of these messages.

One reason your Facebook Dating App Conversations may disappear is a poor internet connection. It may either be an issue with your Wi-Fi or mobile data.

Also, you may have blocked or disabled your Facebook dating app notifications, and that may be why you cannot access your conversations and messages.

It could be that you have disabled the general settings for all app notifications on your device or specifically disabled the notifications for the Facebook Dating App.

Another reason for the disappearance of your Facebook Dating App conversations is that you are using an outdated Facebook Dating App. You may use an older version and need to update the app to see your conversations.

Another reason your conversations have disappeared is that you may have been unmatched.

The perfect match you initially had might have changed their mind and unmatched you leading to the disappearance of your messages.

The experimentation date for all conversations on the Facebook dating App is 18 days; hence if the conversation disappears before the 18th day, you may have been unmatched.

Your conversations and messages may disappear when the Facebook Dating App is down.

Usually, when they have to update something with the Facebook Dating App, Facebook turns off the app’s servers for the updates to work efficiently, and as such, the app can be down.

Because of this, you may lose conversations, messages, and matches.

A glitch may also lead to your conversations and messages disappearing from the Facebook dating App. Glitches occur because the app is still being worked on.

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How To Fix It When Facebook Dating Conversations Disappeared 

Since you know the reasons your Facebook dating conversations disappeared, you can fix them using these simple guidelines.

Fix 1: Check Your Internet Connection

You need an internet connection to load your dating conversations. Therefore, if you are using Wi-Fi, check your Wi-Fi connection or router to ensure it is working correctly.

If you are using mobile data, ensure you have sufficient data when using the app. Otherwise, if your data runs out, there is a likelihood that your conversations have disappeared.

Fix 2: Restart The Facebook Dating App

Restarting an app is a known solution to make the app work better. This should be one of the first things to do when the app begins to act up. You should restart your Facebook dating app to help resolve the issue.

If you’re using an Android device, you can force stop the app and it will stop it from running in the background. Then open the app again.

To Force Stop app on Android, open your phone Settings > Tap on Apps & notifications > Tap on App info or See All [Num] apps > Then find Messenger app > And then tap on Force Stop.

You can also tap and hold the Messenger app on your Home Screen, then tap on the App info icon, and tap on Force Stop.

You can refresh the Messenger app on your iPhone, all you have to do is refresh the app in the background.

To restart the app on it, open your phone Settings > Find the Messenger app > Tap on Background App Refresh > Toggle to turn on background refresh.

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Fix 3: Log Out Of Your Account

If conversations are still not showing up on the Dating app, you’ll need to log out of your account and log in back.

When you log out of your account, make sure you wait for a few minutes, at least 15-30 before signing your account back in.

Open the Facebook Dating App on your Android or iOS device > Select Settings > Locate Startup and Logout > Tap on Logout > Wait for some time and log in again.

Fix 4: Restart Your Device

Sometimes the issue may be with your device and not the Facebook dating app due to some issues caused by the device.

Therefore, you should simply restart your device and relaunch the app to see if your issue would be resolved.

For Android: Long press the power button of your android device > Tap Reboot > Wait for a while to restart the device.

For iPhone: Long press the power button and volume button > Slide to Power off > Wait for a while > Long press the power button to turn on your iPhone.

Fix 5: Update Your Facebook Dating App

An outdated Facebook Dating app may come with glitches that you have to fix to prevent bugs that may be found in the app. You can update your Facebook Dating app to resolve the issue.

If you haven’t updated the Facebook app in a long time, updating the app now is a good time to fix the issues.

To update the Messenger app on your device, go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store, once you see an update, click on it to update right away.

For Android: Launch the Google Playstore > Search Facebook Dating App > Choose Update.

For iPhone: Open App Store > Search Facebook Dating App > Choose Update.

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Fix 6: Clear App Cache

Clearing the app cache of the Facebook Dating App is very necessary at this point to enable the app to work smoothly as expected. This will help prevent the app from misbehaving and working effectively.

To clear your Facebook Dating App cache;

For Android: Open your Android Settings > Tap on Apps & notifications > Tap on App info or See All [Num] apps > Find the Messenger app > Tap on Storage & Cache > Tap on Clear Cache.

This will clear all the temporary data the Dating app has stored since you begin using the app.

Since you can’t directly clear the cache on the Facebook Dating app, or from the iPhone Settings, you’ll need to offload the app.

For iPhone: Open the iPhone Settings > And then tap on General > Tap iPhone Storage > Then find the Messenger app and open it > And tap on the Offload App button.

Fix 7: Enable Notifications

Enable your notifications for the Facebook Dating App to prevent your conversations from disappearing.

If you have turned off app notifications for all your apps, make an exception for Facebook specifically or turn notifications back on. You can do this in the Settings aspect of the app or the Settings app on your phone.


If your Facebook Dating Conversations frequently vanish or disappear, do not freak out. The guide above spells out the reasons for the disappearance and the steps to take to fix it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Facebook Dating Conversations Disappear?

Sometimes, Facebook dating conversations disappear due to poor internet connection, glitches, and blocked notifications. Usually, chats do not disappear, meaning you can return to them anytime.

Why Can’t I See My Facebook Dating Messages?

This may be due to poor internet connection, outdated Facebook App, blocked notifications, glitches, and at times the Facebook Dating App may be down.

Where Are My Messages On Facebook Dating?

Conversations had on Facebook Dating appear in the Matches tab. They do not show up on Facebook Messenger.

What Happens If I Delete A Conversation On Facebook Dating?

Once a conversation is deleted on Facebook dating, the information on your exchange is gone forever. They are not recoverable.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at Techvocast.com since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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